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Those Phantom Spending ‘Cuts’ from 2011

Derfel Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 6:14 PM
No matter how it is accounted for, 38 billion in cuts is a trifle. 38 billion would not cover interest costs for a month, if we continue along this course a financial collapse is unavoidable. Perhaps then the American People will get their $H!T together,realize just who is responsible and then heads will roll.

The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold recently took a look at the $38 billion in spending cuts that Republicans and Democrats agreed to in 2011 in order to avoid a government shutdown. Fahrenthold estimates that $17 billion of those “cuts” were little more than budgetary gimmicks. For instance, $6 billion in authorized spending for the previous year’s decennial census were merely wiped...